Muscat has been inhabited since at least 1000 BCE and for centuries was an important trading port on the Maritime Silk Road. Today it is the capital of the Sultanate of and its most important and populous city.
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Notable Places in the Area

The Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque is the main mosque in the Sultanate of , located in the capital city of Muscat. Photo: Mostafameraji, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is one of the wilayats of , in northeastern . is situated 4 km southeast of Muscat.


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